In this editorial, 24x7 Magazine Chief Editor Keri Forsythe-Stephens reveals her professional “big, hairy, audacious goal,” or BHAG, and how Right to Repair advocates may be on their way to achieving their own BHAG.
Tag: Right to Repair
In a landmark move—and one applauded by Right to Repair advocates—Apple Inc. announced on Wednesday, November 17, that it would begin selling spare parts and tools to consumers so they could perform their own repairs.Read More
In late October, the U.S. Copyright Office issued new exemptions to Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that relate to the repair of digital devices, including medical equipment. Here, 24×7 chief editor Keri Forsythe-Stephens shares why this is noteworthy and which organization is opposing this move.Read More
In comments submitted to the Copyright Office, MITA argues that allowing unregulated ISOs to access the technology that operates medical imaging devices would create safety and security risks for patients.Read More
This week, the U.S. Copyright Office submitted new exemptions to Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that relate to the repair of digital devices, including medical equipment.Read More
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has unanimously voted to ramp up law enforcement against repair restrictions that prevent entities from fixing their own electronic and automotive devices. Could this affect the medical Right to Repair movement? Perhaps, advocates say.Read More